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Is Rom Manager Useful On The Razr?


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#1 Pego99

 
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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:56 PM

I installed rom manager but it cannot do a system backup so I was wondering what else it can do that is useful on the razr?

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:18 PM


I installed rom manager but it cannot do a system backup so I was wondering what else it can do that is useful on the razr?


At this point, just about nothing. It is primarily intended for devices with unlocked bootloaders.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:52 PM

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 12:19 PM

IMO it is useless these days for Motos.

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 09:57 PM

Razr is now listed on rom manager.
Have the option to tell it what recovery version you're on and can now backup.
Didn't work for me on axiom aokp ab10.

Anyone on 173 get it to backup?

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 09:59 PM

Edit: C-C-C-combopooooost

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:03 PM

Yeah there really is no use for it at all, especially when we already have tools that are better.

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:20 PM

Yeah there really is no use for it at all, especially when we already have tools that are better.


What tool is better and as reliable as ROM manager was?

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:38 PM

What tool is better and as reliable as ROM manager was?


You can use bootstrap if you don't mind having to rsd if something goes wrong or you can use safe strap which allows you to protect your stock rom and flash safely. I recommend the latter.

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:47 PM

What tool is better and as reliable as ROM manager was?


I'd recommend watching this.

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:48 PM

update: actually just installed miui from ab11 using it, backed up ab11 too. so i'd say this does have some use to save from doing the recovery shuffle, plus backup/flash in one swoop.
EDIT: Works with other flashables, flashed the OC zip. its a lot quicker than using recovery to do it.

also off topic but miui seems pretty sick from the 2 minutes ive been on it

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 02:45 PM

this is NOT the same as Rom toobox pro.... correct?

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:11 PM

this is NOT the same as Rom toobox pro.... correct?

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 09:51 AM

a month or so back, jrummy - dev of R T-box, told me due to licensing issues you needed rom mgr to do backups, don't know if that's still true… I stick w Going directly into Bootstrap Recovery & b/u fm there… seeker
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Posted 14 March 2012 - 10:28 AM

Yep still true, but you can back up from rom manager itself now as well. It has an entry for the RAZR even though there's still no complete support.

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 10:36 AM

Yep still true, but you can back up from rom manager itself now as well. It has an entry for the RAZR even though there's still no complete support.

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What is missing? Can rom manager make a nandroid full system backup and restore now reliably?

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 11:26 AM

Yep still true, but you can back up from rom manager itself now as well. It has an entry for the RAZR even though there's still no complete support.

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However every backup I try to make from ROM Manager always fails. Not sure why.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:28 AM

ive flashed using RM with bootstrap and safestrap. backed up correctly, restored, just gotta select 3.x+ version. when i selected 2.x it wouldnt backup. cant vouche for backing up roms alone though, i've been doing it when/with installing a new rom. seems to work more than only trying to back it up and not install a rom, if that makes sense.

EDIT; had to make sure i'm not lying
started on axiom ab15, installed dianxin and created backup, then restored ab15 successfully. to find the backup i had to go to the settings and check the ext sd option before it showed up.

**wait nevermind i restored gummy. i cant find the ab15 backup, well it worked for 1 backup anyway. ill try again tomorrow >.<

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:12 PM

Turns out ROM Manager actually does serve a purpose. Thanks to it and a few smart people thinking outside the box we now have ICS with its kernel and web top 3.0. Way to go ROM Manager!


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